Throwback Thursday

  That’s right Minnie, Mickey just proposed to me, sorry!

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10 Important Facts about Disney Cruise LIne

If you’re 21 or older, you can bring alcohol onboard as long as it fits in your carry-on bag (cannot exceed 22x14x9.) You are NOT allowed to drink your alcohol in public areas onboard, so drink it up in your cabin. If you want to bring your own champagne or wine to the dining room,…

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Walt Disney World FACT!

FANTASMIC~ The show is set on a mountain, it actually hides a six-level building…..

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Disney FACT!

The first athlete to say “I’m going to Disneyland!” was Phil Simms of the New York Giants.

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Walt Disney’s Quote of the day!

“Here in Florida, we have something special we never enjoyed at Disneyland… the blessing of size. There’s enough land here to hold all the ideas and plans we can possibly imagine.” Walt Disney

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Disney costs us~ in more ways than one!!!

After coming off a fantastical seven night Western Caribbean cruise on the Disney Fantasy, we realized our bed at home sucked. Every evening whilst on the cruise, I floated off to sleepy~town with no problem, I didn’t need my usual aid “the Golden Girls DVD Collection” like I do every evening at home. Within one week of being home and…

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Disney FACT!

~American Idol Experience at Disney Hollywood Studios~   17 year old Aaron Kelly won his Dream ticket just four days after the American Idol Experience opened, and he made it to fifth place on the television show.

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Disney FACT!

In 2000, Indiana Jones Epic Spectacular underwent its first major refurbishment since opening day. To celebrate its return, Disney invited 500 Florida residents, all with the last name of Jones, to see the “grand reopening” show. Each guest received a Jones T-shirt, a  hat, and the chance to ride in a special motorcade through the park….

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Disney FACT!

FANTASMIC-The show is set on a mountain, but the “mountain” doesn’t look very large. Can you believe- it’s actually hiding a six-level building. The magic of Disney….

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Disney Fact

A version of Space Mountain was originally imagined for Disneyland in the mid 60’s. From concept to creation Space Mountain took eleven years to create, I have to say, it was well worth it.

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Disney Movie FACT!

Although Cinderella’s hottie tamale is often referred to as “Prince Charming,” he never actually gets a name in the film at all. Meaning that Cinderella ends up running away with a man who is not only a total stranger — but with whom she isn’t even a first-name basis.

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Disney FACT!

Yen Sid the Sorcerer featured in Fantasia, is actually Disney spelled backwards!

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Disney FACT!

  Bea Arthur was one of the actresses film creators considered to voice Ursula in the Little Mermaid.

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Disney FACT!

The official voices of Mickey & Minnie Mouse were married to each other, Wayne Allwine & Russi Taylor.

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Walt Disney talks Mickey Mouse

“He popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years    ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when    business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest    ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.” Walt Disney

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What’s New around the Mouse

  New!  Pirates Take Over Magic Kingdom – If you love pirates, this is the week to visit Magic Kingdom Park!  You can see the band of pirates, including Jake and the Neverland Pirates and Pirate Goofy.  There is even a pirate pre-show for “Celebrate a Dream Come True Parade”.  Join in on the pirate…

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Disney & Orlando Digest – Week of September 22, 2013

  Disney Discounts  Walt Disney World® Resort Save Up To 30% on Rooms at Select Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels: Book your room only or package reservation and save up to 30% off Official Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels for stays most nights Sept. 29 – Nov 22, 2013, and Nov 30 – Dec. 23, 2013.  You can book a room…

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Disney & Orlando Digest – Week of September 16, 2013

Disney Discounts    Walt Disney World® Resort Save Up To 30% on Rooms at Select Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels This Fall:  Book your room only or package reservation and save up to 30% off Official Walt Disney World® Resort Hotels for stays most nights Sept. 29 – Nov 22, 2013, and Nov 30 – Dec. 23, 2013.  You can book…

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What’s New Around the Mouse Disney World in Florida Disney MagicBands – Disney is still testing the MagicBands at select resorts. New!  Tour Disney’s Hollywood Studios with an Ambassador – Take a tour with a Disney Ambassador around this park and select attractions.  The tour leaves the park entrance at 9:30 AM and reservations are…

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What’s New Around the Mouse

My Disney Bands Phase 3 of the testing is still in progress at select Disney Resorts. Villains at Magic Kingdom Disney is preparing for Friday the 13th, where the villains will come out during the 13th hour at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Magic Kingdom is giving a sneak peek of the villains in the Celebrate the…

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My fave shops at EPCOT!

Art of Disney-  Near Spaceship Earth, they have- Art & Collectibles; Pins & Vinylmations, Paintings, Limited-Edition Prints, Cells, Figurines and the much-loved Disney Classic Collection. World Traveler-Apparel & Accessories; Camera & Media; Food & Spirits; Gifts & Housewares; Mickey Ears; Pins & Vinylmation; Toys & Plush, this shop at International Gateway is your passport to…

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Disney FACT!

Walt Disney debuted the first Audio-Animatronics at the 1964 World’s Fair   The 1964 World’s Fair, introduced many types of pre-Space Age technology, including such things as IBM computers. But few of these things received as much attention as Disney’s Audio-Animatronics, moving robots that had words– coming out of their mouths. Two exhibits at the World’s…

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Disney FACT!

Next time you’re at the Magic Kingdom and walking down main street, turn right just before the candy store and walk under the awning towards Tony’s Town Square. There you’ll find a really strong smell of peppermint just near the door. All of these aromas are artificially generated using a special machine called a Smellitzer, which releases the scent into…

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Disney Fact!

  Neither Mickey Mouse nor the famed “Walt Disney” signature were  actually ever drawn by Walt Disney himself. Walt did sketch the original plans for the Mickey Mouse’s character,  the final design for Mickey was actually drawn by the famed Disney animator Ub Iwerks.  Also, the famed  signature that is known as a “stylized version” of Disney’s. As…

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